Mexican Turkey Burger

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 patties


  • 1 Lb ground turkey
  • 2 green onions diced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1/2-1 Tsp cayenne pepper depending on the level of spice you want
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • avocado oil or coconut oil for frying


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together turkey, onions, olive oil and garlic.
  2. In a small dish, combine all dry spices.

  3. Add spice mixture to meat mixture and mix together until well incorporated.
  4. Form into 4 patties.

  5. Cook on grill or fry with oil on the stove top over medium heat until no longer pink. If cooking on the stove, you will need to cook them in 2 batches so as not to crowd the pan.

  6. Serve on bun of choice, in a lettuce wrap or on it's own with preferred toppings. Avocado, salsa and caramelized onions compliment the burger nicely.

Recipe Notes

Storage Tip:

Wrap cooled, individual burgers in tin foil, combine them all in a large freezer bag and and freeze for an easy to grab meal.

Packing Tip:

Place as many individually wrapped burgers as you intend to bring on your trip in a baggy.

Pack condiments and toppings in separate baggies and/or containers.

Keep cold.

Heating Tips:

Place wrapped patty in the airplane oven and cook for 20 minutes or fry an unwrapped patty on a mini-skillet in the hotel room. Prepare as desired.